Travelling up to see Saints take on Manchester City? Here’s everything you need to know about Wednesday’s venue, the Etihad Stadium…
Address: Etihad Stadium, Ashton New Road, Manchester, M11 3FF
Telephone: 0161 444 1894
Nickname: The Citizens
Colours: Blue and white
Saints fans will be housed in the South stand at the Etihad Stadium, spread across the lower and middle tiers. Tickets remain available and will be on sale at the ground.
Getting There By Car
Take the M6 up to Junction 19 before turning off to take the A556 and then the M56 going towards Stockport.
Pass Stockport on the M60 before leaving it at Junction 23 to take the A635 towards Manchester.
Head off on A662 towards Droylsden and Manchester and in around three miles the stadiums should become visible on your right.
Parking at the Etihad Stadium itself costs £10, while minibuses and motorcycles are free of charge.
The closest parking to the away entrance is the East car park.
Unofficial car parks and street parking is available around the ground but please be aware that there are ‘residents only’ parking schemes in place around the stadium.
Getting There By Train
Etihad Stadium has its own Metrolink stop on the East Manchester line, called Etihad Campus that is served by Manchester Victoria and Piccadilly stations.
This is around five minutes’ walk from the away end and trams are frequent on matchdays.
Alternatively, the closest railway station to the Etihad is Ashburys, which is a five-minute train ride from Manchester Piccadilly station.
The station is a 15-minute walk away from the stadium.
Coach Travel provided by Princess Coaches can be purchased for this game, priced at £28 per person. Coaches will depart St. Mary’s Stadium at 12:00, Eastleigh at 12:15, Winchester at 12:30 and Chieveley at 13:00.